(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Ha may 21 (qna) - a round of official talks started at the emiri diwan here on wednesday between the state of qatar led by hh the emir sheikh tamim bin hamad al-thani and the republic of liberia headed by president ellen johnson sirleaf who is is now visiting qatar.
a number of their excellencies the ministers attended the talks which were also attended by their excellencies the members of the official delegation accompanying the liberian president.
during the talks the two sides reviewed ties of joint cooperation and means of enhancing and updating them . a set of other issues of mutual concern was also taken up.
hh the emir and the guest president witnessed the signing of a number of agreements interalia an economic trading and technical cooperation agreement between the governments of qatar and liberia an agreement on encouragement and protection of mutual investments between the governments of the two countries a third agreement on air transport a fourth on regulating the use of liberian workers in qatar between them and the last one on air service between the two governments.
later hh the emir hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of the liberian president and the official accompanying delegation.
the liberian president ellen johnson sirleaf arrived at the emiri diwan minutes earlier and was accorded a red-carpet reception ceremony.
the liberian president arrived in doha earlier tuesday evening on a state visit to qatar. (qna)